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Channel R&D funds to national programs-Angara

MANILA, October 12, 2011-Senator Edgardo J. Angara said that investments in research and development (R&D) should be placed into strategic and comprehensive programs to solve the country’s most pressing issues. Angara, Chair of the Senate Committee on Science and Technology, noted that the Philippines scored

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Angara to DBM: Intensify government spending in 2012

MANILA, October 12, 2011-Senator Edgardo J. Angara tasked Department of Budget and Management Secretary Florencio Abad to ensure efficient and stimulative government spending in 2012 and avoid idling government funds in state coffers. “This year, the government became too shy to spend most of it funds—and this